Polar Race Articles
1996 Certified Position of the Magnetic North Pole
Why does the Polar Race end at the 1996 certified position of the
Magnetic North Pole?
Click here to find out.
Resolute Bay is where the Polar Race starts and where the Polar Race
Control Room is housed. This article talks abour Resolute today
and gives both historical and present-day background of the area.
Click here to read the article.
Polaris Mine is the location of the first checkpoint of the Polar Race.
This article gives a fascinating insight into Polaris.
Click here for the .pdf article.
Poem - The Quitter
Jock Wishart read a poem for the racers shorly before they
started on the first leg of Polar Race 2005.
Click here to read the poem.
Simon Marshall's account of Jock Wishart
Jock Wishart is well known as both founder and organiser of the
Polar Race, as well as a myriad of other polar, sailing and rowing
escapades. Within the circles of people who have worked with him
however, he is famous, or more correctly infamous as one
of the worst cooks in the history of polar expeditions.
Luckily, Simon is a trained firefighter.
Click here to read Simon's account.